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The Renaissance of Italian Gardens

By De Medici, Lorenza

New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1990. Wonderful photographs of magnificent historic gardens in Italy. 02p. illus (col.) bibliography.index. Exceptional copy.dj price clipped, else as new. . 1st US Edition.. Laminated HC. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Photographs By John Ferro Sims.

$45.00

Enchanted Ground: Americans in Italy, 1760-1980
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Enchanted Ground: Americans in Italy, 1760-1980

By Amfitheatrof, Erik

Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1981. " Explores the Italian experience of Americans who lived it. Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain and Henry James are just a few of the many famous Americans who spent time in Italy, but the famed nineteenth-century American artists, scholars, and writers, who happily expatriated themselves from the young United States to Italy"s ancient land, but also the merchants, soldiers, art collectors, movie stars, journalists, and casual travelers of the twentieth century who have discovered la dolce vita on Italy"s languorous shores." 225p. illus index. decorative endpapers . Library book sale stamp on ffep, else fine (looks unread). 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine.

$25.00

See Naples and ... Pompeii, Herculaneum; Paestum, Mt Vesuvius; Amalfi, Ravello, Positano, Sorrento, Capri, Ischia, Procida, Phlegraean Fields., Caseria

By Ruesch, Hans [Ed]

Naples: Richter & C Inc., 1950. Vintage guide book to historical and archaeological sites around Naples and ts environs" 160p. plates fold-out maps. Clean, tight copy. Name of previous owner inside back cover.. Softcover. Very Good.

$15.00

The Borgia Testament

By Balchin, Nigel

London: Fontana, 1961. Novel about Cesare Borgia (vintage pbk). Reprint. Pbk.. Very Good.

$7.50

Il castello di Favara : aspetti storici e Urbanistici. Italian-English Text

By Cilona, Teresa Alessia

Agrigento: Arte Grafiche Sarcuto, 2002. The Castle of Favara - Historical and urban aspects. Historical surveys, topographical reconstructions, illustrations and unpublished documents of Chiaramontano Castle in Favara. with illustrations of architectural and structural detals of this mediveal structure near to Agrigento in Sicily.180p. [+ 4 pages of errata] illlus. (some col.) [Worldcat lists no copies in USA]. Signed by Author. 1st. Italian Edition. French Wraps. As New.

$65.00

Agrigento, Temple

New York: Jaymar Specialty Vintage jigsaw puzzle featuring the Doric GreekTemple at Agrigento. The puclihser misidentified the picture as "Temple of Athena, Greece" #3050-10 size 20x27 inces, Over 1000 pieces. Boxed. Good>Very Good. 20"x27".

$20.00

By the Ionian Sea : Notes of a Ramble in Southern Italy

By Gissing,George

London: Chapman & Hall, 1901. Original edition of Gissing's classic account of travelling in Southern Italy ."With eight illustrations in colour by Leo de Littrow and others in black & white" The colour plates have tissue guards. Text is clean and complete, but the spine and front cover of the original white cloth covered boards are detached. . 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Fair > Good. Illus. by Leo De Littrow .

$50.00

Pleasure and Guilt On the Grand Tour: Travel Writing and Imaginative Geography, 1600-1830
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Pleasure and Guilt On the Grand Tour: Travel Writing and Imaginative Geography, 1600-1830

By Chard, Chloe

Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999. Pleasure and Guilt on the Grand Tour examines the forms of language that map Italy and the warm south as an imaginative topography of pleasure within British and French travel writing from 1600 to 1830. The book considers the Tour with reference to strategies of description and commentary, narrative and thematic orderings and arguments and assumptions about how the encounter with the foreign should be managed. Traveler's descriptions of art and landscape are set within this wider context.. 1st Pbk Ed.. Softcover. Fine.

$45.00

The Aeolian Islands

By Cavallaro, Carmelo & Famularo, Vittorio

Lipari: Azzenda Autonoma Di Soggiorno e Turismo Delle Isola Eolie, 1993. Short well illustrated tourist guide to the Aeolian Islands - Lipari, Panarea, Vulcano, Stromboli, Strombolicchio, Filicudi, Alicudi - located north of Sicily, off the south west coast of Italy. 64p. illus maps bibliography . Reprint. Softcover. As New.

$12.00

Rome : A Guide to The City Divided Into 11 Zones

By Lozzi Roma

Rome, Italy: Lozzi Roma /Millenium, 2007. Well iIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome - Ancient, Christian, Modern. Includes the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel etc. 168p. illus (col) maps. index . First Thus. French Wraps. As New.

$12.00

Etruscans: A Beginning. The Who, What, When and What for Those Who Want to know
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Etruscans: A Beginning. The Who, What, When and What for Those Who Want to know

By Holder, Philancy N.

Cortona, Italy: HP Publishing, 2002. As explained on the cover "The Who, What, When and Why An introduction for those who want to know " 146p. illus bibliography endnotes [WorldCat lists only 3 copies in the USA]. Softcover. Fine.

$15.00

Rome (Berlitz Pocket Guides)
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Rome (Berlitz Pocket Guides)

By Gadsby, Nicola

London: Berlitz, 1994. 144p. illus index. Reprint. French Wraps. As New.

$3.00

Rome Past and Present - A Guide to the Monumental Centre of Ancient Rome, with Reconstructions of the Monuments.

By Staccioli, R. A.

Rome, Italy: Vision S.R.L., 1962. "Monuments Past & Present series" IIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome. Postcard sized illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. Also includes illustrations of the catacombs and St.Peter's Basilica. 72p. illus (col) . First Thus. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. Fine/Fine.

$10.00

Rome Past and Present - A Guide to the Monumental Centre of Ancient Rome, with Reconstructions of the Monuments.

By Staccioli, R. A.

Rome, Italy: Vision S.R.L., 1962. "Monuments Past & Present series" IIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome. Postcard sized illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. Also includes illustrations of the catacombs and St.Peter's Basilica. 72p. illus (col) . First Thus. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. Fine/Fine.

$10.00

Wines of Italy and Italian Wines Imported Into Canada

By Ortolani, Vinicio

Ottawa: Runge Press, 1976. Guide to Italian wines, especially those available to Canadians through their Liquor Boards. 127p. illus. Firsth Thus. French Wraps. Fine.

$5.00

Ena Scholeio Stin Eparchia

By Bernardini, Albino

Athens: Ekdoseis Odysseas, 1979. original title " La Bacchette di Lula" Translated into Greek by Tasoula Karaiskaki .. 1st Greek Edition. Very Good. Ex-Library.

$10.00

La Strada Romana in Italia

By Sterpos, Daniele

Roma/Rome: Societa Autostrade, 1970. Roman roads in Italy illustrated with old prints and engravings and modern photographs showing details of the remaining bridges and pavements. 149p. bibliographic notes. . First Edition. Laminated HC. Fine.

$75.00

Rome Past and Present - A Guide to the Monumental Centre of Ancient Rome, with Reconstructions of the Monuments.

By Staccioli, R. A.

Rome, Italy: Vision S.R.L., 2001. "Monuments Past & Present series" IIlustrated handbook to the famous sites in Rome. Postcard sized illustrations of the monuments today are overlaid with transparent sheets showing how they would have looked originally. Also includes illustrations of the catacombs and St.Peter's Basilica. 72p. illus (col) . 2nd Ed.. Comb Binding/Plastic Cover. As New/As New.

$15.00

Italian Style

By Sabino, Catherine &Tondino, Angelo

New York: Clarkson Potter, 1985. This style and source book explores in hundreds of full-color photographs the genius and beauty of Italian design and features the homes of Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace, Laura Biagiotti, Missoni, Fendi, Lina Wertmuller, and Franco Maria Ricci. 300p. illus.index. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Photographs By Guy Bouchet.

$22.50

Under The Tuscan Sun
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Under The Tuscan Sun

By Mayes, Frances

New York: Broadway Books, 1997. "Now in paperback ... an enchanting and lyrical look at the life, the traditions, and the cuisine of Tuscany ... Frances Mayes entered a wondrous new world when she began restoring an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. There were unexpected treasures at every turn: faded frescos beneath the whitewash in her dining room, a vineyard under wildly overgrown brambles in the garden, and, in the nearby hill towns, vibrant markets and delightful people. In Under the Tuscan Sun, she brings the lyrical voice of a poet, the eye of a seasoned traveler, and the discerning palate of a cook and food writer to invite readers to explore the pleasures of Italian life and to feast at her table. ". First Pbk.Ed.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$5.00

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